Feb 16, 2013 6:30pm EST
and found one woman who believes that owning a gun saved her life. >> reporter: everywhere erin goes now she says her gun is on her after that terrifying night three weeks ago. i looked up and he was like this pointing a gun straight at me and i'm just looking at the end of the gun. >> reporter: three men, one of them armed, broke into erin's house an hour outside of houston. she was alone with her 6-year-old son. out numbered and scared, the young mother had one thought. my gun, my gun, my gun. that was it. that was the one thing that was going to save me. >> reporter: erin tricked the intruders into her bedroom where she managed to grab her gun. >> reporter: i jushe shot one ie stomach and another wrestled her gun away kneeing her in the eye but all three fled. erin believes having a gun saved her life. erin did eventually call 911 but she wasn't able to until after the intruders had left. a lot of women who believe they need guns for self-defense are concerned that help won't get there in time. line up your sights. patsy quigley has been training women and writing books about self-defense
Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
. that is the reason my dad took those shots, for his children, but he would do for me and my sister erin >> my -- sister. >> my daddy was not just a hero tuesday. he was my hero my whole life. >> several schools in the area remained closed as the town prays for a peaceful solution. >> today marks 10 years since the explosion of the space shuttle columbia and nasa will honor all 17 people that died aboard the columbia as well as the apollo one and challenger accident. officials will be on hand at the arlington national cemetery. in washington, secretary of state hillary clinton is serving her last day in office, and she will say goodbye in a public farewell to employees. senator john kerry will be officially sworn in as new secretary later this afternoon. as clinton leaves office, authorities confirm a suicide bomber detonated a bomb outside of the us embassy in turkey. a number of civilians were injured, but how many remains unclear. american and turkish authorities are leading a joint investigation. >> now, your 11 insta weather plus forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> it was really
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am EST
will be approaching the area and could bring a bit of ice to north erin parts of the area tomorrow morning. we clear out by tomorrow afternoon. cooler on tuesday. highs on the in the 40's with breezy winds. >> thanks ava and we're back with another update at 8:56. see you then. >>> we are back on a sunday morning, february 10th, 2013. we thank the people that have come to share part of their sunday morning. lester holt alongside erica hill, jenna wolfe. still to come, we are going to talk about some criticism for actress, melissa mccarthy. it comes from a critic. in the movie, the critic focuses on her weight. is it unfair? we're going to get into that coming up >>> you have seen these commercials where people are blindfolded and put them into an absolutely does gusting stinky situation. it turns out there is some real science to not only those ads but our sense of smell and how things like your sight can actually affect it. we're going to dig in deep to that one this morning. real deep. >> plus, i'm going to make you guys do that. >> that's what i was waiting for. >> then, it is that time of year.
Feb 23, 2013 3:00am EST
with erin earnings per share better than a penny better than expected. and outback steakhouse performed very well. but the stock sold off 5% because the company saw commodity inflation in the quarter. i think bloomin' remains risky as higher gas prices and the end of the payroll tax holiday put the squeeze on the consumer end at the same time as we fear higher commodity costs. stock trades at a discount but it feels -- like when you eat one of those blooming onions. i like outback steakhouse. i think you should wait for a pullback under 16 a bit more than a buck below where it is now before pulling the trigger but if it got there unlike so many people who say wait for a pullback and then when it pulls back they run, i want you to buy it. i have some tweets here. mad tweets. and yeah, look, i still answer as many as i can. you go there you see all those followers, i'm always trying. sometimes i favorite people. my daughter told me how to favorite people. our first tweet comes from @stevespraycal. his tweet says, "jim bo, i bet you didn't know you that and i are going to the asu and washington